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Контрольное задание № 4

2 вариант


I. Перепишите и письменно переведите следующие предложения. Помните, что объектный и субъектный инфинитивные обороты соответствуют придаточным предложениям.

1. This motor car is considered to be safe.

2. Samples of semiconductors with improved properties are reported to be obtained on a new installation.

3. Scientific discoveries to be practically applied in industry and agriculture are paid special attention to.


II. Найдите и подчеркните в предложении герундий, предложения перепишите и переведите на русский язык.

1. Connecting an ammeter to a circuit one can measure electrical current.

2. Earthing of electrical devices is brought about by connecting the metal body directly to the earth with a thick conductor.

3. Being a light metal aluminium is widely used in electric engineering industry.


III. Перепишите и письменно переведите следующие предложения. Обратите внимание на перевод условных предложений.

1. If liquids expand upon freezing, an increase of pressure lowers the freezing point.

2. If the metal had been heated slowly, the first changes in its appearance would have occurred at a temperature of 1000 K.

3. It would be impossible to determine the properties of these materials without intensive studies in our research laboratory.


IV. Прочтите и устно переведите с 1 по 5 абзацы текста. Перепишите и письменно переведите 1, 2, 3 и 4 абзацы.


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1. All the industries today are in need of new methods of joining metals together. And not only metals with metals but also joining metals with glass, plastics and many other materials. The work done by the Paton Institute of Electric Welding (институт электросварки им.Патона в Киеве) is considered to be the solution of these problems. For example, how to weld a 1,000 km-long pipeline? The Institute has developed a machine for welding pipelines. The welding section in each pipe exceeds 100,000 sq. mm. It would take 6-8 hours to perform this work by hand. The machine does it in two minu​tes.

2. The machine was tested in production conditions, the results being excellent.

3. It would seem strange to compare the steel constructions that produce oil in the Caspian Sea with a space station orbiting the Earth. What do they have in common? But they do (а они все-таки имеют) – it is the need for making repairs, and repairs mean cutting metal and doing welding work.

4. The rapid development of the oil and other mineral resources of the ocean made the problem of underwater welding especially up-to-date. The equipment developed by Kiev’s scientists is very effective. New semi-automatic machines for underwater welding increased divers productivity by 25-30 times.

5. And what about welding in outer space? The scientists under​stood that welding had to be done in conditions of weightlessness, in nearly complete vacuum and within a broad range of temperatures – from 150°C below to 130°C above zero. The equipment, of course, must be reliable and safe. And the Institute developed such equipment.


V. Прочтите 5 абзац текста и ответьте письменно на вопрос

What are the conditions of welding in space?



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